Lewis R. VanAken

Lewis R. VanAken

Birth
Death 6 Nov 2017
Burial South Sterling, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 185041833 · View Source
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Lewis R. Van­Aken, Newfoundland, died Monday at home. His wife is Sally Craft VanAken. The couple celebrated 31 years of marriage in August.

Born in Yonkers, N.Y., son of the late Lewis and Mary Cielinski VanAken, he was of the Catholic faith. He was an Army veteran and served with the New York Air National Guard. Before his retirement, he was a member of the Yonkers Fire Department Local 628, where he was at the department for 21 years.

Lewis enjoyed woodworking, antique cars, models, architecture, fishing, camping boating and cooking.

He was a loving, kind and strong-willed husband, father, grandfather and an honorable friend.

Also surviving are his children, Lewis R. VanAken Jr. and wife, Annete; Lisa Linton; and Jodi Wagner and husband, William; grandchildren, William C. Wagner, Kori L. Wagner; Kally R. Mayle and husband, Mark; Matthew K. Linton and wife, Cyndi; and Jordan A. VanAken; and great-grandchildren, Jaxon and Charlee Mayle.

He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Pamela VanAken; and a daughter, Amanda L. VanAken.

The funeral will be Friday at noon in the Frey-Fetsock Funeral Home Inc., 201 Route 191, South Sterling. Interment, Pine Grove Cemetery, South Sterling.

Scranton Times


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  • Created by: Tom Myers
  • Added: 8 Nov 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 185041833
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis R. VanAken (unknown–6 Nov 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 185041833, citing Pinegrove Cemetery, South Sterling, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Myers (contributor 47272121) .